Where Roses Never Die by Gunnar StaalesenWhere Roses Never Die by Gunnar Staalesen

Where Roses Never Die

byGunnar StaalesenTranslated byDon Bartlett

Paperback | August 15, 2016

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September 1977. Mette Misvær, a three-year-old girl, disappears without trace from the sandpit outside her home. Her tiny, close middle-class community in the tranquil suburb of Nordas is devastated, but their enquiries and the police produce nothing. Curtains twitch, suspicions are raised, but Mette is never found. Almost 25 years later, as the expiration date for the statute of limitations draws near, Mette’s mother approaches PI Varg Veum, in a last, desperate attempt to find out what happened to her daughter. As Veum starts to dig, he uncovers an intricate web of secrets, lies and shocking events that have been methodically concealed. When another brutal incident takes place, a pattern begins to emerge. Chilling, shocking and full of extraordinary twists and turns, Where Roses Never Die reaffirms Gunnar Staalesen as one of the world’s foremost crime thriller writers.
Gunnar Staalesen published the first Varg Veum book in 1977. He is the author of more than 20 titles, which have been published in 24 countries and sold more than four million copies. Twelve film adaptations of his Varg Veum crime novels have appeared since 2007. Staalesen, who has won three Golden Pistols (including the Prize of Honou...
Title:Where Roses Never DieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:285 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.8 inPublished:August 15, 2016Publisher:Orenda BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910633097

ISBN - 13:9781910633090


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Where Roses Never Die An excellent detective mystery that is dark and filled with tangled secrets.
Date published: 2017-07-17

Editorial Reviews

“Chilling, shocking and full of extraordinary twists and turns by a master of the crime thriller genre." —Midwest Book Review